Yann Perreau [Montreal, Quebec] | 20 May 2009 // 4:59 PM
Something in Yann Perreau has cracked open, and while the irritated, despairing musician of his past work was attractive, Perreau's sudden confidence seems like a better fit with his raucous stage persona.
Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock by Phil Sutcliffe | 4 Feb 2010 // 3:59 PM
The Brit band's excess is perhaps what the people behind this book had in mind when they covered its pages in cheap-looking, multicolored clip art -- paisley borders, floating polka dots, bloated flowers.
The Protest Singer: An Intimate Portrait of Pete Seeger by Alec Wilkinson | 22 Sep 2009 // 4:59 PM
Alec Wilkinson paints a simple picture of a combatant for social justice, an anti-materialist, a woodsman, a patriot, an environmentalist, a near 90-year-old with a fierce regard for even-handedness.